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  • Digital Privacy – Enough with All the Online Advertising Already!

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    If you are like me, you are beginning (beginning? Hah!) to find browsing the internet less and less enjoyable.  It seems every single web site anymore has multiple ad banners, click bait, and streaming videos much the same as TV’s
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  • Online protection and the Autofill tool

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    If you are like most people, you do an awful lot of online shopping compared to even a couple of years ago.  Moreover, one little seemingly innocuous tool has probably made life easier for you to buy plane tickets or
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  • This just in – your password sucks!

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    Does your security include passwords that have eight characters, begin with a capital letter, end with a number, and have a special character? Congrats! You are still easy pickins! Yup – believe it or not, your password sucks. It’s not
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  • The Truth About Cloud Services

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    Is your business leveraging the cloud in the most efficient and least costly way possible that delivers simultaneous value to your clients and your company?  For a moment, let’s dismiss the details of what those services might be and focus
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  • How to Spot the Latest Ransomware Scam

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    Did you know that over 400,000 phishing web sites were detected in each month of 2016?  You read that right – 400,000 PER MONTH (thanks to Webroot for that sobering fact).  Also interesting is the fact that almost all of
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  • Adaptive Security Architecture

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    New Year, New Threats. As we all rush back from the holiday season and headlong into the influx of work, two things are certain: we are in a new year, and security threats are more numerous than ever. Our Help
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  • Best Practices for Avoiding Ransomware

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    Its no secret that the Holy Grail of malware is ransomware. Criminals are extorting incredible amounts of money from small and large businesses alike every single day. And if history is any sort of indicator, this will get a lot
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  • Demonstrating Value in Managed IT Services

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    “There is no value until the client perceives there is value” I have used this statement in at least one of my recent blogs. But it could just as easily be stated:” One man’s junk is another man’s treasure” (or
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  • IT Security and Our Right to Privacy

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    I found it interesting to see the RCMP are lobbying our lawmakers to pass a law compelling us to divulge the passwords of our mobile devices if by some chance they are confiscated as part of any ongoing investigations.  This
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  • Pondering a Move to the Cloud? 5 Things to Consider

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    I regularly get asked the question: “Should we move to the cloud?” Invariably, my answer is always an unfailing “Maybe” much to the enquirer’s chagrin. Problem is, it’s just too broad a question. It’s a little like asking “Should I
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